Shipping to Mexico - Air and Ocean Freight Services

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Going clockwise and starting from the upper left image: Port of VeracruzPuerta de Hierro in Guadalajara Business District, Mastretta MXT automobile by Mexican automakerMastrettaPemex Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, Ancient city of Tulum, Crops, City of Monterrey
Rank 13th (nominal) / 11th (PPP)
Currency Mexican peso (MXN, $)
Fiscal year calendar
Trade organisations APECNAFTAOECD and WTO

$1.231 trillion (nominal; 2012)[1]

$1.748 trillion (PPP; 2012)[1]
GDP growth 5.5%[2] (2010)
GDP per capita

$11,114 (2012) (nominal)[1]

$15,782 (2012) (PPP)[1]
GDP by sector agriculture: 3.9%, industry: 32.6%, services: 63.5% (2010 est.)
Inflation (CPI) 3.6%
below poverty line
33% of the population are in poverty (asset based) and 10% of the population lives in extreme (food based) poverty[3]
Gini coefficient 50.9 (2005)
Labour force 78.2 million (2012 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 10.7%, industry: 33.4%, services: 55.9% (2012)
Unemployment 6.2% plus considerable underemployment(26%) (2009)[4]
Main industries electronics, food and beverages, tobacco, chemicals, iron and steel, petroleum, mining, textiles, clothing, motor vehicles, consumer durables, tourism
Ease of Doing Business Rank 53rd[5]
Exports $298.5 billion (2010 est.)[4]
Export goods automobiles, electronics, televisions, computers, mobile phones, LCD displays oil and oil products, silver, fruits, vegetables, coffee, cotton
Main export partners US 73.5%, Canada 7.5%, Russia 10% (2010)
Imports $301.5 billion (2010 est.)[4]
Import goods metalworking machines, steel mill products, agricultural machinery, metals, repair parts for motor vehicles, aircraft, and aircraft parts, oil production equipment
Main import partners US 60.6%, China 6.6%, South Korea 5.2% (2010)
Public finances
Public debt $341 billion (2010)[6] / 36.9% of GDP (2010 est.)
Revenues $234.3 billion (2010 est.)[6]
Expenses $263.8 billion (2010 est.)[6]
Economic aid $189.4 million (2008)
Foreign reserves $128.299 billion (March 2011)[9]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

International Delivery to Mexico

If you are shipping to Mexico, why not let Intercargo take the stress and hassel out of your shipping needs. We offer an efficient freight service to all international destination ports, with many Airlines daily and Shipping lines departing every week. We can ensure your items are loaded soon after Pick Up/delivery.

Smaller items can sometime be more economical to send by Air freight, however for many larger shipments we can also provide Ocean Freight Services including 20ft or 40ft steel containers. Our services vary depending on your needs. We can supply a container for you to pack and load on-site. Our packing service includes packing, palletising and shrink-wrapping.

Ship from and to Mexico

Container-shipping encompasses a number of different options. We offer 20ft or 40ft sole-use container services, to contain only your vehicle, to various ports in Mexico and around the world. You effectively pay for the sole use of the container, for your vehicle only. (A number of options are available at extra cost should you have other requirements and wish to ship them at the same time.) Selected port destinations are also served by ocean-going RORO ferry services. Such vessels are purpose-built carriers, used by manufacturers to deliver brand-new vehicles around the world. Vehicles are protected from the elements in enclosed decks, and are secured by straps and chocks. Service frequency is usually once or twice a month, and the transit time is sometimes longer than for container vessels, but there can be useful cost savings on some routes than with container shipment.

In Mexico, Intercargo provide a full range of freight forwarding and Courier services, below is list of our most popular services;